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Select Mask & Changing a Color using Photoshop - Color Range

Lesson 5 from: Adobe Photoshop Mastery

Daniel Walter Scott

Select Mask & Changing a Color using Photoshop - Color Range

Lesson 5 from: Adobe Photoshop Mastery

Daniel Walter Scott

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5. Select Mask & Changing a Color using Photoshop - Color Range

Lessons

Class Trailer

Getting Started

1

Class Introduction

03:24
2

Before you get Started with the Photoshop Advanced Course

01:28

Selections & Masking - Advanced

3

The Easiest Way in the World to Mask a Person in Adobe Photoshop

24:23
4

Class Project - Select Subject

01:41
5

Select Mask & Changing a Color using Photoshop - Color Range

10:00
6

Using Photoshop Selection to Fix Grass & Sky - Color Range

07:20
7

How to Change the Color of Skin in Photoshop - Color Range

08:05
8

How to Create an Ink Splash Image Around Text - Color Range

15:02
9

Class Project - Color Range in Adobe Photoshop

01:54
10

Mask on a Group Rather than each Layer

11:18
11

Advanced Masking using a Channels in Adobe Photoshop

14:14
12

Class Project - Channel Mask

01:30
13

How to Make Selections in Photoshop Based on the Focus Area

22:53
14

Class Project - Focus Area

01:11
15

Selection Trick Using the Smudge Tool in Photoshop

04:16
16

Future of Selections in Photoshop with Adobe Sneaks

07:04
17

Quiz - Selection & Masking

Preferences & Workflow

18

Advanced Preference Changes for Adobe Photoshop

08:36
19

How to Speed up Adobe Photoshop if it’s Running Slow

07:48
20

Workflow Tips & Tricks Like a Professional in Photoshop

13:45
21

Advanced Layer Tricks in Adobe Photoshop CC

05:58
22

Automatically Add a Watermark Text or Logo in Photoshop

08:29
23

Batch or Image Process Multiple Images at Once in Photoshop

09:05
24

How to put Loads of Images into one Photoshop File Quickly

07:04
25

Weird Adobe Photoshop Features & Easter Eggs

06:37

Fixing Images

26

How to Enlarge Images Without Becoming Blurry in Photoshop

06:57
27

How to Fix Blurry Images in Photoshop Using Shake Reductions

08:17
28

Advanced Color & Tone Correction Using Levels in Photoshop

06:44
29

Advanced Curves in Adobe Photoshop CC

06:34
30

Quiz - Fixing Images

Cropping & Aligning & Distorting

31

How to Reshape Images Without Distorting in Photoshop Content Aware Scale

09:44
32

How to use Content Aware Move in Photoshop

08:38
33

How to use Content Aware Extend in Adobe Photoshop

07:28
34

Removing Objects Using Content Aware Fill in Photoshop

07:01
35

Class Project - Content Aware Fill

01:03
36

Cropping Tricks Delete Pixel & Reveal Cropped Content in Photoshop

06:11
37

Automatically Crop & Rotate Scanned Documents in Photoshop

05:35
38

Crop Angled Images to Straighten Perspective Cropping Photoshop

04:42
39

How to Trim the White Away from the Edge of an Image in Photoshop

01:52
40

Automatically Align Layers in Adobe Photoshop CC

07:38
41

How to Reshape Images using the Puppet Warp in Photoshop

18:10
42

Class Exercise - Puppet Warp

01:14
43

How to Change the Perspective in Photoshop Perspective Warp

05:47
44

Quiz - Cropping & Aligning & Distorting

Color

45

How to Color Black & White Image in Photoshop

09:42
46

How to Create a Duotone Effect in Adobe Photoshop CC

09:28
47

44. Class Project – Duotone in Adobe Photoshop

02:20
48

How to create the Glitch Effect in Adobe Photoshop

07:01
49

Class Project - Glitch Effect in Adobe Photoshop

00:44
50

Color Grading with Orange & Teal Effect in Adobe Photoshop

05:36
51

Class Project - Color Grading in Adobe Photoshop

00:49
52

Quiz - Color

CC Libraries

53

Advanced CC Libraries Tricks and Tips Photoshop

19:15

Typography

54

Advanced Type Trick & Workflows in Adobe Photoshop

19:38
55

Photoshop Can Guess your Font Using Match Fonts

10:43
56

Quiz - Typography

Artboards

57

52. Adding Artboards to your Photoshop Workflow Properly

05:24
58

How to Add Images Correctly to a Photoshop Artboard

08:17
59

Using Smart Objects & Relinking Images in Photoshop

04:10
60

Advanced Speed Tricks for Updating Artboards in Photoshop

04:09
61

Export Artboards as PDF & Separate JPGs in Photoshop

05:38
62

Quiz - Artboards

Retouching

63

Advanced Tricks for Healing Brush for Retouching in Photoshop

08:24
64

Don’t Forget About Clone Tool Stamp in Photoshop

06:09
65

How to use the Patch Tool for Retouching in Photoshop

06:41
66

Class Exercise – Retouching in Photoshop

01:15
67

How to Retouch in Photoshop Using Face Aware in Liquify

06:50
68

How to Use Vanishing Point to Mocking up Designs in Photoshop

12:19
69

Vanishing Point - Cloning & Healing at an Angle in Photoshop

11:19
70

64. Class Exercise - Vanishing Point in Photoshop

00:51
71

Fixing & Retouching Skin Tone in Adobe Photoshop

06:01
72

Retouching Eyes by Enhancing in Adobe Photoshop

08:00
73

Retouching Eyes with a Little Bit of Fakery in Photoshop

09:00
74

Fully Faking Believable Eyes in Adobe Photoshop

06:45
75

Class Project – Eyes in Photoshop

00:51
76

70. How to Realistically Whiten Teeth in Adobe Photoshop

11:44
77

Class Project – Teeth in Photoshop

00:57
78

Quiz - Retouching

Layers

79

Difference Between Place Linked vs Place Embedded in Photoshop

08:22
80

What is the Difference Between Fill & Opacity in Layer

01:11
81

How to Use & Export Layer Comps in Adobe Photoshop

03:27

Visual Styles & Effects

82

75. How to Create a Double Exposure in Adobe Photoshop

11:07
83

Class Project - Double Exposure in Photoshop

01:17
84

How to Create a Watercolor Painting Effect in Photoshop

09:23
85

Class Project – Watercolor in Photoshop

00:32
86

How to Decay Pixel Explosion Dispersion Method in Photoshop

13:47
87

How to Make Exploding Shoe Effect in Adobe Photoshop

10:49
88

Class Project – Decay in Photoshop

00:51
89

Quiz - Visual Styles & Effects

Video & Animated Gifs for Social Media

90

How to Edit Video in Adobe Photoshop

25:42
91

Parallax Effect to Make Photos Move in Photoshop

13:22
92

Class Project – Parallax in Photoshop

01:15
93

How to Create Live Images - Cinemagraphs in Photoshop

13:19
94

Class Project – Cinemagraph in Photoshop

01:35

Web Design

95

How to Setup a File Ready for Web and UI Design in Photoshop

09:32
96

How to Export Your Web Design UI Project for Dreamweaver

07:57

3D

97

How to Make 3D Text & 3D Logos in Photoshop

11:52
98

How to Add and Change 3D Materials & Textures in Photoshop

08:42
99

Using Cameras & Depth of Field in 3D Photoshop

05:12
100

Adding Lights & Casting Shadows Using Photoshop 3D

10:01
101

How to Export a High Quality 3D Image from Photoshop

04:42
102

Class Project – 3D in Photoshop

01:08
103

How to Create Fake 3D Lines & Type in Photoshop

09:33
104

Fake 2.5D Gradient Effect with Paths in Photoshop

07:10
105

Class Project - Fake 3D in Photoshop

00:46

Mock-ups & Presenting Your Work

106

Using Free Templates & Adobe Market to Mockup in Photoshop

11:07
107

How Make a Reusable Mockup in Photoshop Using Smart Objects

06:40
108

Mockup Poster Against a Wall Using Photoshop

08:16
109

How to Make a Simple UI App Web Design Mockup Using Photoshop

06:06
110

Class Project – Mockups in Photoshop

01:00

Exporting

111

How to Proofing Colors in Adobe Photoshop Ready for Print

04:04
112

How to Tidy Up your Photoshop Files Before Sending Them Out

10:21
113

How to Package Your Photoshop File to Include Linked Images

07:22
114

3 Kinds of File Export for Photoshop Social Media Web & Print

12:59
115

Quiz - Exporting

What’s Next

116

What’s Next After Your Photoshop Advanced Course

01:05

Final Quiz

117

Final Quiz

Lesson Info

Select Mask & Changing a Color using Photoshop - Color Range

Hi there in this video, we're going to look at color range to do selections, selecting bananas. We're going to select blueberries and combine them into this magical scene and eventually into this kind of mess of things that are created to explore color range because it's an often overlooked masking technique. You might have used it to do a specific job, but it can be used for so many things. That's what we'll explore in the next couple of videos. If you've used color range already, go through these videos because there's quite a few little shortcuts and tips will use throughout the rest of the course. So let's get started. Alright to get started. Let's go to file. Let's go to open in your exercise files is a folder called selections and masking. I want you to open up color range and three. We're going to start with color range one. Now, before we get started, I've picked a pretty easy example, pretty consistent color. It's gonna be a good way to understand color range if you've never ...

used it before. But later in the course, what we'll do is we'll combine color range often with other selection techniques because it gets like maybe 80% of the selection and you need to do touch ups with other selections. And it's going to be a big difference between saying my essentials course and the advanced course, we're going to start smashing things together where there's times where you can't just do one selection technique, you need to kind of do two or three or four. So let's understand color range. Let's go to select and go to color range yours by default. Probably just looks like that. So the first thing we're gonna do is we're going to click anywhere in the banana and it kind of gives us a kind of a basic selection of the yellow under here where it says select yours might have defaulted to one of these colors. I find these never work, never ever. So I find it best just to ignore these and go straight to sample the color. Have the fuzziness at about 100. I never really changed that because what happens right if I click in here and increase the fuzziness basically it's going to reach out and it's quite good cause you can see it's going out further, further, further, further further but to get the whole banana and eventually it just goes too far and starts grabbing the background right now. In this case it didn't get any of it. Okay, so I'm gonna click around so the fuzziness just kind of expands the selection. I find out just leave the fuzziness at 100. And what I do is I start with an initial color and then use this little plus icon and click once, click twice click again. And what you can do is that clicking and just keep clicking, you can click hold and drag across stuff just clicking, holding and dragging and give it a little bit of color. You'll notice that when I let go it's grabbed a large chunk of that. Yellow hasn't got these little end parts, I can start clicking on these but often there's there's some colors that actually match the background, so I'm just gonna tidy those up with the paintbrush if you do go too fast. So you're clicking in here and you click on something. Can you see it started picking the background? Okay. It's a little bit hard to see, I guess in this video, but I can see it here clearly. I grabbed the minus tool and then clicking the background to get rid of stuff I don't want. Plus click back in here again, I'm going to click and drag and give it a wriggle, it picks up a bunch of colors. Let's click OK? And it's got a pretty good selection. The two ends need a little tidy up but let's add a mask by clicking the red mask button so to tidy up the edges here, make sure you're working on your mask, not your image. Okay? And let's zoom in find the edge here and I'm going to paint this in. So I'm going to try and introduce lots of shortcuts, especially at the beginning, so it makes the rest of this class flow a lot faster. You have to bear with me a little bit in these first few videos to kind of get them into our system so that we can go faster later on because what I wanna do is working on the mask. I want to paint this out and brush size up the top. Here I go along here and I drag it up and down and I do this right, mm hmm. You might know the shortcut of the And I do that. The square brackets. Okay. It's next to your peaky. That makes it bigger and smaller. But there is a super amazing extra one on a Mac. You hold down the command key and the option key. I'll do the PC industry because it's quite different. Okay, so hold down command and option on your keyboard and then click and hold down your mouse key and drag it left and right. And that does the size. I love this one means I can go really big and really small really quickly. And if I use the up and the down, can you see it does the hardness as well. So it's the same keys held down. I can really get into the right size and the right hardness. If you're a pc, it's quite different. Okay, You hold down the alt key on your keyboard and then you click and hold down and drag the right mouse button. The one you never use, hold down the old key, click hold and drag left and right, and you get the same thing up and down, does the hardness. It's really weird shortcut, but really good ones. And know there will be a shortcut sheet at the end of this course. Okay, like all kind of together in a nice little video. There will also be a pdf on that same page there where you can download it and print it off and stick an extra computer. So I'm on my Mac. I'm holding down control and clicking and dragging left and right to get the rough size and then hardness wise I love about anywhere between 85 95 especially when I want a straight edge. I never have 100% why? Because there's always a little bit of give around the outside. It looks more natural. 100% hardness. Just looks too fake. Another cool little shortcut is at the moment mines foreground is set to black when I paint this. It kind of does the wrong thing. Right. I want to do the opposite of that. So what you can do another cool little shortcut is the X key on your keyboard. See my foreground and background color here. Okay, if I tap X, just the letter X. On my keyboard, it just toggles the foreground and background color. So I wait at the front and I'm going to point this out, smaller brush size. Hold down my shortcuts, you can see with a few little shortcuts you are going to be retouching master. If you go too far easy, I can zoom in and X key to switch it to black is my foreground color and just paint that out. I do the same thing with this bottom but I'm going to leave this in here because it looks good in my final composition. But you could now use the same thing black and just paint it out at the top here. Is this what I want. So I'm going to switch it back to white is my foreground color. You can see how handy it is. One of those ones worth learning nice and that my friends is using the color range to mask an image. We have to use a little bit of brush tool to kind of fill in these black parts but that's just part of Photoshop. Very really does a tool do all the work for you. So we're gonna do a lot of combinations in this course. What I'd like to do is grab my move tool, click and hold and drag, drag, drag, drag, drag, drag, drag into the number three and let it go down the bottom here and we're gonna move it down here is we'll fix it up a little bit more later on, let's learn a little bit more about color range. Let's go to color range to go back to our select and we're going to go to color range two things I want to show you one is the localized color clusters. What that means is if I grab my eyedropper tool and click on so I want this guy but I don't want all of his friends, I just want him plus another fella here. You can see It's gone off and pick them all because they're the same color. That's what that's localized colour clusters comes in and your range is probably set to 100%. It means it's just grabbing everything and you lower it down. You can start to see kind of zeroes in on our little guy there so it doesn't grab everything in the document. Now we're using fruit like this would be super useful if you are say trying to select. So you want to do some adjustments to the lipstick color but not the shoes, which are quite similar. You could click on the lipstick, lower the range down and make that selection and we'll ignore the other. Say read things in the document or in our case blueberries, you can add more than one hit this little plus icon here and I want you and you know it's picked two of these fellas. I need to tidy both of them up and that brings me on to the second thing I wanted to show you in here and is this one here, It says selection preview beyond grayscale because this little window here is far too small for working and all it really does is that it just duplicates this into the window here, hasn't changed anything. It's just kind of showing us how the selection works zoom in and this fella here, I want to add some of that and some of that clicking clicking. Getting there clicking and dragging can be super useful and if you get too much of the background okay. I might go in here and say minus one. A minus a bit of that. Okay, fix up this one as well, grab the plus key and just kind of drag across there. Great to have it as well. You can click to click away to your heart's content or click and drag. I'm gonna click this background here, I want to get rid of it. It's pretty good. The range is probably too far now so I have to lower that range so that it's picking just this little area in here. Doing something weird there. Can I minus it out? I can. Nice. Alright, let's click. Ok. Let's add a layer mask and like I had before, it's done a lot of the blue but there's some bits I want to touch up basically, I've got a really good edge but there's some metal bits that the colors were just too different. So the mask selected to be on my keyboard for the brush tool. I'm gonna use a lot of shortcuts if I hover above this. Can you see? It says the brush tool and anything in the brackets here means use the B. Key. Okay. This one here is the wiki, you can see it in brackets there. So the ones that you use the most you'll learn so you can just go V to move B for brush my brush sizes. Okay. Okay. I'm just going to tidy up not too far. Tidy up the bits that didn't get perfectly selected. Same with this one. Nice because we're using that localized color. You might find that there might have been some other kind of ghost bits out here. You might have to tidy up. Okay, so you could use your X key to make it black. And just grab a nice big brush and just kind of tidy up any of these bits that are part of the mask that you don't want. Alright, let's click hold and drag this little guy. So I moved to drag it to color range three and let's dump a cup of blueberries in awesome. That's how to use color range to select physical objects and kind of cut them out onto a white background. It would be great if you're a photographer or you do it. You're shooting stuff for a website and just want to kind of like grab something and put it onto a transparent background or a white background. Just delete the background color range, especially if there's a color that's very contrast compared to the rest of the document. It can be super helpful and often overlooked in Photoshop. It's getting to the next video. We're going to still use color range but we're going to use it in a very different kind of way more for color adjustment. All right, I'll see you in the next video.

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